Swaziland's Alien Plants Database

Ambrosia artemisiifolia L.
ASTERACEAE
common ragweed, ragweed, wild tansy, hog weed, bitterweed, mayweed, hay fever weed, black weed
Disturbed areas, Potential minor problem species
Origin: North America
Growth Form: Herb
Plant Description: tall, branching annual to 1m, with angled, often reddish stems and greyish, fern-like divided leaves.
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Control:
Comments: Suspected/Possible
More information:
NRCS Plants Database

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William S. Justice @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database

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Larry Allain @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database

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Robert H. Mohlenbrock @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA SCS. 1989. Midwest wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide to plant species. Midwest National Technical Center, Lincoln, NE.

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The Weeds Society of Western Australia

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